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Washington Hospital Healthcare System Reviews

Updated February 23, 2017
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  1. Helpful (1)

    "Volunteer"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    - Being able to work with a wonderful group of volunteers.
    - Great for those interested in getting into a health profession and wanting to gain insight on how a hospital function.

    Cons

    No cons that I can think of!


  2. "Great Hospital"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Washington Hospital Healthcare System full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great hospital, the teamwork between physicians and nurses and support staff is excellent.

    Cons

    Shared rooms, rather than private are tough when you need to have difficult conversations with patients and there is someone else on the other side of the curtain.


  3. "overall good place to work"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Washington Hospital Healthcare System full-time

    Pros

    good health care benefits and pay

    Cons

    cost-inefficient and time-inefficient processes, "penny rich but pound foolish"


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  5. Helpful (2)

    "Best pay in the area"

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    Current Employee - CNA in Fremont, CA
    Current Employee - CNA in Fremont, CA
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook

    I have been working at Washington Hospital Healthcare System (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great pay, CNA's don't have too many duties

    Cons

    Per Diem staff get a max of 3 days per week


  6. Helpful (2)

    "Fantastic Place to work"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Fremont, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Fremont, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Washington Hospital Healthcare System part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great pay and benefits all around. Good hours. They even have an onsite child care.

    Cons

    No communication between Admins. Some of the supervisors have a superior complex.

    Advice to Management

    Get admins together and put back up in place.


  7. Helpful (2)

    "Great Team"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    I have been working at Washington Hospital Healthcare System part-time

    Pros

    The team work at this hospital is unlike anything I've ever seen. The doctors are very personable to their nursing staff. The CNAs are amazing--definitely the hardest working CNAs I've ever worked with.

    Cons

    Scheduling is tough. 8 hours of work and the CNAs are not allowed to chart anything. Nursing has to fulfill the work of CNAs and RNs including intake and output, charting, vital signs in 8 hours. It's extremely hard to adjust to... but it's doable.


  8. "Caring for the Community"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Fremont, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Fremont, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Washington Hospital Healthcare System full-time

    Pros

    Great people who are very dedicated, hard working and caring. The benefits are great.

    Cons

    None. It's within walking distance of Bart and easy to get to if you are driving to work.


  9. Helpful (5)

    "Challenging and frustrating work environment"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Washington Hospital Healthcare System full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    The health benefits are above standard and generous. WHHS is dedicated to it's patients and their care.

    Cons

    Upper Management/Executives approach to employee satisfaction is less than par.

    Advice to Management

    Allow staff to make recommendations and actually consider them. The employees are on the forefront and good insight.


  10. Helpful (8)

    "DO SOMETHING BEFORE IT'S TOO LATE!"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Fremont, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Fremont, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at Washington Hospital Healthcare System full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Great pay and benefits.

    Cons

    Regular employees have NO VOICE! Only when it's something that management wants to hear. Upper management is being paid WAY TOO MUCH! for what they really do.

    Advice to Management

    For the Associate Administrators, take this hospital in a new direction before it gets bought-out like the others. Get away from the present views of the CEO. Work as a team and don't wait for a pat on the back from the CEO, because you won't get it. Fight to make decisions without shaking in your boots and waiting forever for her to make the final decision. Her ego is sending this hospital down the tubes and the employees with it!


  11. Helpful (3)

    "Director"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at Washington Hospital Healthcare System full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Very good pay for a Bay Area Hospital.

    Cons

    Work environment could be a bit hostile.



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